Ensuring Optimal Concrete Strength By Monitoring Concrete Temperature
The Importance and Applications of Temperature Measurement in Concrete | Like with many other materials, concrete can change in quality as a result of its temperature especially in extreme cold or hot environments. More...
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How Concrete Can Reap Solid Environmental and Economic Benefits
Made up of water, aggregate (rock, sand, or gravel), and Portland cement, concrete is the most widely used construction material. Its popularity is mainly due to the fact that concrete is flexible, cheap, and durable.…
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PCL Achieves New Operational Efficiencies With SmartRock2™ Concrete Maturity Meters
Established in 1906, PCL carries out work in civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and Australia. With over 4,400 employees and an annual construction volume over $8…
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Exploring Chile’s New NCH170 Standard for Concrete With a Focus on Maturity
This past Wednesday, July 11, DECON UC and the Asociación de Constructores Civiles UC organized a seminar explaining how to effectively apply the new NCh170 standard for concrete.     The goal of the event was to educate construction project managers, general contractors,…
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PCL Construction Signs Enterprise Agreement with Giatec—Leading to a New Corporate-Wide Best Practice
Giatec is excited to announce that we've entered into a partnership agreement with industry giant PCL Construction. With offices all over Canada, the United States, Australia, and the Caribbean, PCL is one of the largest…
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Donation fuels entrepreneurship at uOttawa’s Faculty of Engineering
Alumni from the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Engineering are recognized for their contributions. Aali Aalizeh (PhD ’10 – Civil Engineering) was awarded the 2017 Financial Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
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Smart Concrete: A Step Forward Towards Smart Cities
National Research Council Canada hails Giatec Scientific Inc. a success story for advancing the construction industry with technology and research. Article focuses on the success of Giatec products: iCOR™, XCell™ (corrosion detectors) and wireless concrete…
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How Ottawa-Based Giatec Connects Concrete to The Internet of Things
Giatec CEO and co-founder, Aali Alizadeh is interviewed on Techopia Live to unpack the challenges of concrete construction. Interview highlights Giatec’s revolutionary impact as an Ottawa start-up and global leader in the concrete industry.
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Aali Alizadeh, CEO, Giatec Scientific 2017 Forty Under 40 Recipient
Get to Know Aali Alizadeh, the CEO of Giatec Scientific and distinguished Forty Under 40 award recipient.
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Want to Check on That Concrete Slab You Just Poured? Now There’s a Smart Phone App
Brand differentiation, customer loyalty and quick decision-making capabilities are some of the benefits of using SmartConcrete™. This article explores some of the reasons why concrete producer, Stoneway Concrete uses SmartConcrete™. Smart Concrete™ is a value-added…
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21 Companies Selected for the 13th 48Hrs in the Valley on June 20th and 21st, 2017
Announcing Giatec's selection to participate in the C100: 48 Hours in the Valley in San Francisco. Giatec was nominated for being one of Canada’s most promising companies; leading in IoT solutions, disruption and entrepreneurship.
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